It was the Windies attack that outshone the Indian bowling attack at the end of the 2nd T20I. The travellers did not just counter the dew factor immensely, they also tackled the slowness of the pitch with astute cleverness.
He faced a suspension at the start of the year, lost his Test spot midway, but as December approached, Rahul embraced a new-found direction to prove his worth and spot in the Indian lineup for World T20 2020.
After a decent campaign against Bangladesh, Rahul continued with his form in T20s, amassing 313 runs in eight matches in Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament at an average of 52.16 and strike rate of 155.72.
Since 2018, no Indian bowler has bowled as many deliveries in the powerplays and in the death as Bhuvneshwar Kumar. He also has the joint-most wickets among Indians in the first six overs and the highest in the final four overs.
Three years after bagging the No.1 Test rank, Pakistan have managed just eight Test victories in 26 matches, better only to Bangladesh among top-9 full-member nations, and have slipped well below to No.8 spot in the ICC Test rankings.
What makes Yasir's century even more interesting is that he has a career batting average of just 14.06 (even after the century) -- the second-lowest for a batsman in Test cricket to have a century to his name.
In an interview to indiatvnews.com over email, renowned sports psychologist Sandy Gordon sheds light on various aspects of mental health, how the unique demands of cricket can impact players’ mental wellbeing and shares his views on surviving the demons of social media.
It has been a decade of Kohli's dominance as he has not just emerged as the leading run-getter in international cricket in a decade, but his numbers as a captain too stands among the greatest who have embraced the sport
Team India sits comfortably at the top of the World Test Championship after its final Test in the calendar year. How dominant has the team been in 2019, though?
Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami picked 95 wickets between themselves in 2019 at an average of 15.16 and a strike rate of 31.06.
The experiment with the pink ball brought multiple revelations as India cruised to victory against Bangladesh in Kolkata.
Here are some of the key stats from day 2 of the second Test between India and Bangladesh…
The Indian pacers have been the highlight of the team’s home campaign in ICC World Test Championship, picking 40 wickets in four Tests.
The pink ball is different from the red cherry and as the sun sets, the ball swings more and batting gets difficult under the lights.
Courtesy to BCCI's newly-elected president Sourav Ganguly, the day-night Test was one of his first agendas that he ticked off within days of taking seat and got Virat Kohli's nod "in a matter of just three seconds".
Ahead of the anticipated contest in Kolkata, Team India's wicketkeeper Wriddhiman, in conversation with India TV, gave an insight on this new variety of cricket ball, the difficulties in dealing with it and India's strategy for the match.
The Indian quicks' unmatched success in the campaign stands as the primary reason behind the team's unprecedented run.
Ishant Sharma worked on a new variation on the second day of the first Test. The next morning, he executed the perfect delivery, reminiscing Stuart Broad's dismissal of David Warner at Lord's.
On November 16, 2013, Sachin Tendulkar bid adieu to his international cricketing career, that lasted 24 years from 1989.
Mayank Agarwal carried his impressive form in 2019 at home to score his second career double-century in a space of just 44 days
In the 12 times he batted in 2019, Dhawan managed just 272 runs at 22.66 and a strike rate of just 110.56.
In a candid chat with India TV, Saha reveals that being of use to the team is more important to him than achieving personal landmarks.
Ability to build, impeccable timing, strong footwork and a calm head - Shreyas Iyer has shown all signs to seal the number 4 spot in the Indian middle order.
Deepak Chahar finished with 6 for 7 in 3.2 overs – the best figures in men’s T20Is surpassing Ajantha Mendis’ 6 for 8 in 2012.
Former India wicketkeeper Deep Dasgupta said that Rishabh Pant should not be compared to MS Dhoni so early.
On his 31st birthday, we take a look at Virat Kohli’s glorious career in terms of numbers and where does it place him among the greatest of the game.
On Virat Kohli's 31st birthday, we take a look at all the records that he broke since his 30th birthday en route to becoming a year wiser.
Mushfiqur Rahim scored an unbeaten 60 on Sunday in the first T20I match against India to help Bangladesh script their maiden win in the format against the Men in Blue.
There is a reason why the opening match of the three-match series between India and Bangladesh on Sunday is special. It will be the 1000th international match in the shortest format of the game.
Wriddhiman Saha's wife Roma opened up on his husband's mindset and how a positive thinking helped him come back to the Indian team during the South Africa series.
India had truly transformed themselves into a powerhouse, building an unbreachable fortress on home turf only under the reign of Kohli.
Wriddhiman Saha returned to the Test side in the first Test against South Africa in Vizag ahead of Rishabh Pant after returning from an injury.
India ran over South Africa 3-0 in the three-match series with the visitors providing little resistance over the course of the series.
With the innings and 202 runs victory in Ranchi in the third Test, India script a 3-0 whitewash against Faf du Plessis' men. Here are all the key stats from the fourth day of the third Test.
Rohit Sharma continued with his domineering start as India's new Test opener as he scored his maiden double hundred in the format in the third Test against South Africa in Ranchi.
Rohit Sharma braved Kagiso Rabada's fiery spell and steered the Indian innings after the early setbacks to reach his sixth Test century.